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Ubuntu After Install – Automate the installation of Popular Software on Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu After Install is a Automated Software installation tool for Ubuntu 14.04. It gives one click install of many commonly used softwares in Ubuntu. It adds a lot of useful extra software on Ubuntu after the initial desktop install. Ubuntu After Install app created by the Faenza developers

This programme automates the installation best Ubuntu softwares which are considered as the top things to do after installing ubuntu.  This software helps lot of time saving in the after installation process of ubuntu to get a fully loaded working environment in Ubuntu

Ubuntu After Install Programme will install the latest versions of all software listed below as well as add the required PPA’s to keep the software up to date.


Extra Software Installed by Ubuntu After Install in Ubuntu 14.04:

Ubuntu Restricted Extras video codecs and Flash Plugin
libdvdcss to enable DVD playback
Unity Tweak Tool to tweak your desktop settings
Variety is a feature rich wallpaper changer for Ubuntu
Google Chrome is arguably the best browser available
LibreOffice is the complete open source Office software replacement
Skype offers text, voice and video chat
Grive Tools will sync your Google Drive to your computer
DropBox will sync your DropBox cloud storage
VLC will play any video file you can imagine
XBMC is a complete home media center experience
Radio Tray will stream online radio to your desktop
GIMP is powerful image editing software
Darktable allows photographers to process RAW files
Inkscape is vector based illustration and graphics editor
Scribus professional quality desktop publishing software
Samba allows for windows network sharing
PDF Tools to merge, cut, append and edit PDF documents
OpenShot is a great video editor ideal for most users
Kdenlive for more advanced video editing
Handbrake to convert DVD’s and videos for mobile devices
Audacity for music and sound editing
Steam gaming platform for unlimited gaming joy on Linux
KeePass to store all your passwords securely
Shutter allows you to do easy screenshots
FileZilla  for FTP file up- and downloads
p7zip adds the powerful 7zip file compression and decompression

For more information on these programs visit the software selection page.

Installation of Ubuntu After install Software in Ubuntu 14.04

Method 1

Add the Ubuntu After Install PPA to your software sources and install Ubuntu After Install. Open a terminal  (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the following commands. Just copy paste and enter.


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thefanclub/ubuntu-after-install
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-after-install


Method 2

Download the Ubuntu After Install application directly from the official website. Double click on the downloaded .deb file to Install the application using the Ubuntu Software Center.

After installation start the software from Unity Dash by searching Ubuntu After install and start the application.

Requirements of Ubuntu After Install.

  • Ubuntu 12.04 or later Desktop installed.
  • NOTE : With newer releases of Ubuntu some of the items might not be available yet and will not be installed. You can install these items later when newer versions are released.

Running Ubuntu After Install i

Start the application from the dash by searching for Ubuntu After Install. It will initialize first. Checking Internet connection, Installed softwares in the system etc..


After that you can Select the software you would like to install on ubuntu 14.04 then click Install Now to begin the software installation process. The software will add ppa, update them install software automatically.



After the Instalation the installed software is marked as Green Dot. See the picture below. If there is a problem with the install of an application, or if it is not available for your version of Ubuntu it will be marked with a red dot. Do Not interrupt the install process of the application in between. Make sure your internet connection is Up and good strength.



Software that has already been installed will not be selected by default, but you can select these items to re-install or upgrade to the latest versions available. Software marked with an orange dot will be re-installed / upgraded by Ubuntu After Install Software.



Ubuntu Tweak is also a very nice tool for do these things. It has more features and active for a long time. Ubuntu after install will give you a very simple UI  and quick setup to install all the common tools and the things to do after installing ubuntu 14.04 to get a perfect desktop. This is a Quick and Simple solution for Ubuntu 14.04.


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